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Glens Falls woman sentenced in drug case

FORT EDWARD -- A Glens Falls woman who was arrested last year for possessing heroin, cocaine and marijuana in Kingsbury has been sentenced to probation Tammy A. Reed-Corson, 55, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, in connection with a traffic stop

POST-STAR - 2017-11-16 11:01:00

Looking back at local history: Nov. 17

Take a look back at local history. Here are the top stories for Nov. 17 from one, five and 10 years ago. Gore Mountain Ski Center in Johnsburg has continued taking steps over the summer to ensure that area Nordic skiers, yes Nordic skiers, have a ... QUEENSBURY -- Warren County supervisors on Friday

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 11:30:00

Warren County picks new attorney, and former attorney may get new post

QUEENSBURY - Warren County supervisors this week recommended that the county's acting county attorney be hired to replace her former boss, while they acknowledged that the former county attorney is a leading candidate to serve as the county's next administrator. The office shuffling is not sitting w

POST-STAR - 2017-11-16 21:00:00

'Lite Up the Village' is Nov. 25 in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - The first holiday event of the season in the village will come two days after Thanksgiving. Every year, the village celebrates the start of the holiday season with "Lite Up the Village," and this year's festivities take place on Nov. 25. The event starts at 4 p.m. in Shepard Park with

POST-STAR - 2017-11-16 19:50:00

Bicyclist ticketed after collision with car

QUEENSBURY -- A bicyclist was hurt and ticketed Thursday night when he rode a bike into the side of a car on Aviation Road, police said. Ryan J. Kiltz, 24, was heading east when he rode into the side of a 2016 Subaru driven by Elizabeth McGraw, 54, of Queensbury, according to the Warren County Sheri

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 11:01:00

Police: Woman went through red light, caused crash

KINGSBURY -- Two people were hurt Thursday afternoon when two cars collided at the intersection of Route 196 and Burgoyne Avenue, police said. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Tracey L. Bennefield, 40, of Queensbury passed through a red light while driving south on Burgoyne, resulting in

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 10:31:00

Food drives: Salvation Army struggling; other agencies stronger

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. GLENS FALLS - So far, the holiday season is turning out to be far from jolly for the Salvation Army of Greater Glens Falls. A year after income from the annual Red Kettle bell ringing drive dropped for the first time

POST-STAR - 2017-11-16 20:00:00

Queensbury man admits stabbing brother, but mother objects to deal

QUEENSBURY - One of Beverly Bedell's sons nearly killed the other last December, but the Queensbury woman went to Warren County Court on Wednesday to advocate on behalf of the one who is headed to prison for the stabbing. Zachary L. Bedell, 25, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree assault for t

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 17:00:00

Sicilian town had long, bloody past before "Godfather" fame - KOAM TV 7

(Michele Naccari/ANSA via AP). A view of the side street where the home of the Riina family is, in the Sicilian town of Corleone, southern Italy, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Mafia boss Salvatore 'Toto' Riina died early Friday in a hospital while serving 26 ... (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, files). FILE - In

KOAMTV - 2017-11-17 20:19:00

Protesters march to US Embassy on uprising anniversary - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). University students hold a blood-stained Greek flag from the deadly 1973 student uprising, in Athens on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Several thousand people march to the U.S. Embassy in Athens under tight police security to co... (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). University s

KOAMTV - 2017-11-17 17:59:00

Saudi-led forces "extract" 2 French journalists from Yemen - KOAM TV 7

PARIS (AP) - France's Foreign Ministry said a Saudi-led coalition has "extracted" two French female journalists from war-torn Yemen. Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne said Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed how to bring them back safely to Riyadh during his visit to Saudi Arabia

KOAMTV - 2017-11-17 18:19:00

Ex Caracas mayor flees house arrest, arrives in Colombia - KOAM TV 7

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Former Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma has escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia. That's an apparent embarrassment for security forces who had been keeping close watch over one of the nation's most prominent opposition leaders. Colombian immigration authorities say in a s

KOAMTV - 2017-11-17 18:18:00

Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight - KOAM TV 7

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen on a flight originating in Frankfurt. Deputy foreign minister Michael Roth told Die Welt newspaper Friday that Germany's ambassador has been asked t

KOAMTV - 2017-11-17 17:09:00

20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community - KOAM TV 7

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - At least 20 people were injured in a massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania. The blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Thursday at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Philadelphia. The fire quickly sp

KOAMTV - 2017-11-17 07:38:00

Entries sought for Christmas parade in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Kan. - The Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department is seeking entries for the city's 38th annual Christmas parade planned for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27. The parade will take place between Second and 10th streets on Broadway in downtown Pittsburg. There is no entry fee for organizations

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-11-17 15:07:35

Lawyers for Meek Mill trying to get him released from prison - KOAM TV 7

(Pennsylvania Department of Corrections via AP). This November 2017 photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections shows rapper Meek Mill, whose real name is Robert Williams, sentenced to serve two to four years in prison for violating pr... (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). A bus with a message

KOAMTV - 2017-11-16 20:08:00

Suicide numbers on the rise, resources available

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to a study by Mental Health America, 43 million Americans, including children, have a mental health condition. Many of those lead to depression or even suicide, an unfortunately growing trend. "I know from experience that losing a loved one to suicide is the

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 12:40:00

Three inmates escape Wakulla County Jail

WAKULLA CO., Fla. (WCTV) - Authorities say they are searching for three inmates who escaped from the Wakulla County Jail early Friday. According to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office, the inmates escaped around 12:09 a.m. and have not yet been found. WCSO says the investigation is in the early stag

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 17:19:00

Shalimar woman arrested in connection to suspicious death

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Facebook page, a Shalimar woman at the center of a suspicious death investigation has been charged with tampering with evidence. Wednesday night around 11:30 p.m., OCSO deputies were called to the home of 65-year-old Bar

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 21:00:00

Man sent to hospital after motorcycle and car collide

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A crash landed a man in the hospital Thursday night after police say the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car. Panama City Police tell us the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. near the corner of Beck Avenue and U.S. 98. Police believe the car turned into t

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 07:04:00